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  2. SOUTH AFRICA.

    Lord Roberts telegraphs as follows:— Steyn, in reply to my proclamation, is circulating a notice to the effect that any burgher signing the declaration of neutrality ...

    Article : 145 words
  3. CABLE MESSAGES

    Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, Chancellor of [?]he Exchequer, yesterday made the an[?]nouncement in the House of Commons that £335,000,000 was the actual amount of the ...

    Article : 51 words
  4. RAIN IN THE SOUTH-WEST.

    Some heavy downpours of ram, causing floods, are reported from several country stations. At Molong nearly 8in. [?]ell in twenty-four hours. Long stretches of ...

    Article : 160 words
  5. QUEENSLAND.

    The members of the newly formed Ratepayers and Citizens Association were entertained to a river picnic by the president (Mr. P. N. Cardew) this afternoon. The Mayor and aidermen were also ...

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  6. GENTLEMEN BUSHMEN.

    Mr. Aitken, of Mount Aitken, near Bunbury, recently offered to raise a corps of gentlemen bushmen for service in South Africa, each providing his own horse and ...

    Article : 75 words
  7. BESIEGED MAFEKING.

    The special war correspondent of the "Cape Times," who is locked up in Mafeking, has succeeded in getting the following messages through to that journal. In ...

    Article : 409 words
  8. BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION.

    Sir Robert Mowbray, Bart., has been elected unopposed as a member of the House of Commons to represent Brixton in succession to the Hon. E. Hubbard ...

    Article : 64 words
  9. ATTITUDE OF THE BOERS.

    An interview with President Kruger has just been, published. In the course of his remarks Mr. Kruger is represented to have said that he had net expected any outside ...

    Article : 132 words
  10. A SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COMPANY.

    The report of the Mortgage Company of South Australia shows a profit of £7458. A dividend of 2 per cent is proposed, and £1631 is to be carried forward. ...

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  11. WELCOME FALLS IN PARCHED AREAS.

    Reports from various parts of the droughty South-west record the fact that welcome, if capricious, rains have fallen in several places as the result of thunderstorms. The ...

    Article : 297 words
  12. WEST AUSTRALIAN REPRESENTATIVE IN LONDON.

    Mr. S. H. Parker, Q.C., who has been [?]ent home to watch the interests of West Australia in the passage of the Australian Commonwealth Bill through Parliament, has ...

    Article : 42 words
  13. A DISCORDANT NOTE.

    Mrs. Anna Parnell, mother of the late Charles Stewart Parnell, is urging the Irish crowds assembling on the occasion of the Queen's visit to Ireland to drown the cheers ...

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  14. ADMISSION BY KRUGER.

    It is stated that President Kruger, when at Bloemfontein recently, admitted that the Boers would be unable to keep the field for another month. ...

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  15. THE FOURTH CONTINGENT.

    The Premier has received particulars of the four vessels to be sent by the Imperial Government for the conveyance of the fourth (or bushmen's) contingent of ...

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  16. SERIOUS EXPLOSION AT MACKAY.

    An accident oceuired at the Harbour Board quarry to-day. Two men named J. Dwyer und P. Callaghan were engaged charging an lift, hole with rackarock. They had rammed twelve packages of ...

    Article : 178 words
  17. PENALTIES FOR WANTON DESTRUCTION.

    In connection with recent acts,of destruction of private property on the part of the Boers, the British Commander-in-Chief has issued a proclamation, notifying that ...

    Article : 59 words
  18. COLLIERY EXPLOSION AT TORBANLEA.

    An explosion took place to-day at Torbanlea colliery, when five men were severely bu[?]t, and the lives of four, are despaired of. Particulars to hand show that ...

    Article : 254 words
  19. COLONIAL TROOPS WOUNDED.

    Private Holborrow, of the New Souta Wales Mounted Infantry, was slightly wounded on the 6th Instant. Lord Roberts telegraphs that Captain ...

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  20. PATRIOTIC DEMONSTRATION AT ROCKHAMPTON.

    [?] monster demonstration was held to-night in aid of the Mayor's Contingent Fund. Crowds thronged the thoroughfares, through which a long procession passed, Coloured lights were burned ...

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  21. THE HUNDREDTH DAY OF THE SIEGE.

    MAFEKING, January 20.—Saturday was the hundredth day of the siege, during, which the Boers have fired 800 rounds of 94lb. shells into the town. Long ago we ...

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  22. THE LYTTON CAMP.

    It is probable that the establishment of the new camp at Lytton, to which all men selected for the contingent will be sent, will be effected on Monday next. The work of ...

    Article : 120 words
  23. BOERS SURRENDERING.

    Advises to hand show that the Boers in the districts bordering on Basuto Land, on the eastern side of the Free State, are surrendering to the British. ...

    Article : 33 words
  24. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS.

    It is reported that General Sir Frederick Carrington, general officer commanding the forces during the Rhodesian rebellion, is about to form a field force for service in ...

    Article : 65 words
  25. BRIDGE ON THE MODDER BLOWN UP.

    The Boers have now blown up the Glensiding raliway bridge on the Modder River, about sixteen miles north of Bloemfontein. ...

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  26. OVERLAND PASSENGERS.

    The following passenger travelled by mail train to-day:- For Brisbane: Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Brown, Miss Caston, Miss Amy Feather, Miss Russell, Miss ...

    Article : 149 words
  27. THE MACKAY MEN.

    The episode re the Fourth Contingent Mackay men and the Brigade Office is creating some indignation, tempered with amusement at the apparent bungle. A set of four telegrams on the ...

    Article : 268 words
  28. COMMANDEERING TO BE RESISTED.

    General Brabant, who is now operating in South-eastern districts of the Orange Free State, has sent a force of 400 men to Rouxville (between Smithfield and Aliwal North), ...

    Article : 86 words
  29. SOUTHERN SPORTING.

    Amor has been scratched for the Doncaster Handicap. ...

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  30. DISCOVERY OF EXPLOSIVE BULLETS.

    Recently the British troops discovered a supposed grave, with a cross over it, at Pieters Station on the railway line in Natal. Upon being opened, however, it was found ...

    Article : 43 words
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  32. CAPTURE OF AMMUNITION TRAIN.

    Prior to capturing the railway waggons loaded with ammunition near Springfontein, as already reported, two officers, acting on behalf of General Gatacre—namely, Captain ...

    Article : 59 words
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  34. NOTES ON THE CABLES.

    General Lord Kitchener recently was organising a series of important movements in the vicinity of the southern frontier of the Orange Free State, having for their ...

    Article : 954 words
  35. PATRIOTIC SMOKE CONCERT.

    A meeting of the Patriotic Smoke Concert Committee was held at the Centennial Hall yesterday afternoon, there being a large attendance, with Mr. J. H. Forrest in the chair. The toast-list was ...

    Article : 188 words
  36. KITCHNER'S OPERATIONS.

    Lord Kitchener, who has been operating in the northern districts of Cape Colony, has entered, without opposition, the town of Prieska on the Orange River, which in ...

    Article : 60 words
  37. THE CAPE CABLE.

    Our Melbourne correspondent wires as follows:—At the instance of Mr. Watt, a clause has been inserted in the contract with regard to the Cape cable that no terminal ...

    Article : 120 words
  38. A QUEENSLAND CASUALTY.

    His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor has received a cablegram from Sir Alfred Milner, Governor of Cape Colony and British High Commissioner for South Africa, in the ...

    Article : 149 words
  39. THE CAPTURE OF PRIESKA.

    Lord Kitchener on entering Prieska took thirty-three prisoners and 200 stands of arms, besides a quantity of supplies and explosives. ...

    Article : 44 words
  40. THE COMMONWEALTH BILL.

    Our Sydney correspondent wired last night:—It is nppaient that the Commonwealth Bill is meeting with opposition in England which was never anticipated. Mr. ...

    Article : 109 words
  41. ACCUSATION OF BOER TREACHERY.

    President Steyn, in replying to the te[?]egram sent by the British Commander-in-Chief to the two Presidents after the rattle of Driefontein, on the 11th instant, says ...

    Article : 245 words
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  43. FURTHER PATRIOTIC DONATIONS.

    The Premier has received a telegram from the Gladstone Committee of the Patriotic Fund with a draft for £50, being the third instalment from Gladstone for that fund, ...

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  44. NEWS FROM THE SOUTH.

    The shooting tests in connection with the formation of the Imperial Bushmen's Contingent were continued at Randwick to-day. Out of 212 men who submitted themselves ...

    Article : 122 words
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